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Mixing breeds and cage setup.

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Gracie Brownie, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. Gracie Brownie

    Gracie Brownie In the Brooder

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    Hello Everyone, sorry to ask so many questions but, can I put a male and female Texas a&m quail in the same cage? otherwise I was wondering if I can put a different breed in with Snowy, my Texas a&m quail, like the same size and gender? One more thing how should I setup Snowy's cage, and can I use a fish tank (20-50 gallons)?
     

  2. Binki

    Binki Songster

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    The Texas A&M's are coturnix quail so yes you can put in more coturnix of different colors or the same :) it's best to have one male with several females or the females will become overmated which can lead to feather loss/stress/injury so I would get some more girls :D

    I think I answered about coturnix in aquariums in another post - not ideal because of the ventilation issue which does become an issue in a short period of time leading to stinky cage and bad air for the quail :eek:
     

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